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San Francisco’s Sweet History

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San Franciscan’s like to indulge: coffee, infused spirits, bacon, and chocolate are just a few favorites. San Francisco is home to many fine chocolate shops and chocolatiers, but few can say that their chocolate is actually made in San Francisco. This 4-mile self-guided walk focuses on some of San Francisco’s contemporary artisan chocolate-makers and the […]

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Cobblestone Peek-A-Boo

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I noticed this spot of cobblestone peeking out from under the asphalt on Liberty Street, near Noe Street. I started to imagine this Victorian-lined street with a quaint cobblestone road and I had to snap a picture before this piece of history was paved over once again. After a little research I discovered that the […]

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The Maltese Falcon

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About Dashiell Hammett Hammett lived in San Francisco from 1921-1930. Before moving to San Francisco, Hammett served in WWI. During his service he contracted Spanish Influenza that later turned into Tuburculosis. Hammett was disabled by the Tuburculosis and spent November 1920 to February 1921 in a military hospital receiving treatment.  It was in the infirmary […]

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